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Russia was the second largest weapons exporter accounting for 23 per cent of all global arms sales in 2016.
An increase in US shale oil production has kept benchmark oil prices lower than expected.
In the Aleppo Province’s Manbij the locals received one ton of bread and 1,000 food sets.
In December, the two nations brokered the most effective ceasefire agreement yet in the bloody conflict.
Both China and Russia say the six-party talks are the only way to defuse tensions in the Korean Peninsula.
The current controversy over US Atorrney-General Sessions could hurt ties with Russia, experts say.
Gorbachev was the architect of the glasnost and perestroika reforms which led to openness in the former USSR.
"He recognized the value of closer ties between our two countries," US ambassador Haley said of Churkin.
"We will have to keep pushing both sides," the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe says.
India was the world’s largest importer of major arms in the period 2012-2016.